Tag Archives: Detective John Potter

TWO ARRESTS OVER FIGHT VICTIM’S DEATH – Wednesday January 2 2013

– The last thing David Cassai said to his Aunt Anita was not goodbye. In anticipation of their family’s next gathering this month, he said: “I’ll bring the food, you do the cooking.” They were instead reunited, along with 15 … Continue reading

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APPEAL FOR HELP OVER DEATH OF ELDERLY PAIR – Monday December 24 2012

– Police have appealed for help in investigations into the deaths of an elderly couple in their Yarraville home. Police suspect the couple, in their 80s, might have been murdered before their home was torched early on Saturday. Detectives are … Continue reading

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ELDERLY COUPLE DIE IN FIRE – Sunday December 23 2012

– An elderly couple found dead in a house fire in Yarraville were severely injured before their home was set alight in a suspicious fire, police said on Saturday. Homicide Squad Inspector John Potter said police would not know the … Continue reading

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THEY DIED TOGETHER – Sunday December 23 2012

– A respected elderly couple may have been murdered before their killer torched their home, police suspect. The bodies of the husband and wife, described by neighbours as friendly and well liked, were found after a blaze in their Yarraville … Continue reading

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LAST HOURS BEFORE THE MAYHEM – Thursday December 13 2012

– Just six hours before a man attacked a Protective Services Officer with a hammer, stealing his gun and shooting himself dead, a woman reported seeing  the man acting in a bizarre and peculiar manner around Parliament House. The key … Continue reading

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IMAGES OF JILL SET A HAUNTING SCENE – Thursday September 27 2012

– It was the moment Jill Meagher ceased to be a phantom to most Australians and became gut-wrenchingly real. She stands on the footpath by the bridal boutique, mobile phone in hand, as the man in a blue hoodie, jeans … Continue reading

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HOODIE MAN FOOTAGE RAISES ABDUCTION FEARS – Thursday September 27 2012

– It looks increasingly likely that missing Melbourne woman Jill Meagher was abducted from the street within a few minutes’ walk of her Brunswick home. It is five days since the ABC employee disappeared after a night out with friends … Continue reading

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HUNT FOR HOODIE MAN – Thursday September 27 2012

– A mystery man captured on CCTV talking to Jill Meagher before she disappeared was earlier seen running after her, a witness has claimed. The witness says new CCTV footage given to police shows Ms Meagher walking unsteadily along Sydney … Continue reading

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POLICE PUZZLED BY NO SIGNS OF STRUGGLE – Wednesday September 26 2012

– Homicide detectives spent five hours in total inside the Brunswick home of missing woman Jill Meagher, leaving at 8:20pm with filled brown paper bags. The search for clues continued after the last known moments of Ms Meagher were recovered, … Continue reading

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SHE WAS GONE – Wednesday September 26 2012

– Crucial CCTV video in the hands of police reveals missing Melbourne woman Jill Meagher’s final moments before she vanished – just 450m from her home. As the police investigation steps up to find the 29-year-old, the footage shows Ms … Continue reading

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